#OTD in Irish History – 13 March:

1592 – Trinity College, Dublin, officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth I, on the site of the confiscated Priory of All Hallows, was founded. The college was founded by Queen Elizabeth I as the ‘mother’ of a new university, to civilise Dublin. It was modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxford […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 13 March:

1592 – Trinity College, Dublin, officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth I, on the site of the confiscated Priory of All Hallows, was founded. The college was founded by Queen Elizabeth I as the ‘mother’ of a new university, to civilise Dublin. It was modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxford […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 13 March:

1592 – Trinity College, Dublin, officially the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth I, on the site of the confiscated Priory of All Hallows, was founded. The college was founded by Queen Elizabeth I as the ‘mother’ of a new university, to civilise Dublin. It was modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxford […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 13 March:

1784 – Reform Bill in Irish House of Commons. 1791 – Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man (part 1) – a reply to Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France and a major influence on Irish radicals – is published. 1846 – Ballinlass An Gorta Mór Evictions: Seventy-six tenant farmers and their families (three hundred […]

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Today in Irish History – 13 March:

1784 – Reform Bill in Irish House of Commons. 1791 – Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man (part 1) – a reply to Burke’s Reflections on the Revolution in France and a major influence on Irish radicals – is published. 1846 – Ballinglass An Gorta Mór Evictions. 1856 – Birth of Patrick Nally in Balla, […]

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